Tag Archives: international volunteer

Opportunities Abroad for High School Students

Feature - Thursday, 25 July 2013 - 0 Comments

Opportunities Abroad for High School Students

Attention high schoolers: Why wait until college to do amazing things abroad? Many high school students don’t realize that they can study abroad, but they actually have just as many opportunities as college students. If you’re a high school student interested in seeing the world, GoAbroad is here to help….

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Why Choose a Volunteering Vacation Over a Standard Holiday?

Feature, GoAbroad Contributor - Thursday, 18 April 2013 - 0 Comments

African Impact Volunteers

To vacation or volunteer, that is the question. Which is the better option and how do you decide where to go? Today on GoAbroad, we bring you a guest post from Holly Tennant of African Impact, where she discusses the benefits to volunteering abroad and some of the options available to you. See what advice…

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International Women’s Day 2013: Celebrating Empowerment and Change!

Events, Feature - Friday, 8 March 2013 - 0 Comments

International Women Day 2013

Are you ready to stand up for empowerment and change for women and girls around the world? Today marks an ocassion known as International Women’s Day, and is honored by men and women alike. This day is more than just about celebrating what it means to be a woman–it also…

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Diving Into New Cultures & Customs with International Volunteer HQ!

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Thursday, 12 April 2012 - 0 Comments

IVHQ Participants in Thailand

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Why Do You GoAbroad? The Entrants So Far!

Feature - Tuesday, 17 January 2012 - 3 Comments

Students in Bolivia Jumping

Why do you travel the world? What does it mean to YOU? Throughout the “Why Do You GoAbroad?” giveaway, GoAbroad has been sharing entries with our social media communities–which encompass over 45,000 world travelers–and we’ve been pleased to receive such a variety of submissions! This giveaway has invited all who…

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Welcoming 2012 Around The World!

Feature - Tuesday, 3 January 2012 - 0 Comments

Celebrating New Year's Around the World

Happy New Year from everyone at GoAbroad! Wherever and however you marked the arrival of 2012 , we wish you a joyous start to the year. Just as every destination and culture has different traditions, so are the ways that the New Year was celebrated. Were you traveling, working, studying…

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Blog of the Week: Africa or Bust!

Blog of the Week - Friday, 16 December 2011 - 3 Comments

Africa or Bust screenshot, GoAbroad Blog of the Week

It’s Friday — and time for GoAbroad’s Blog of the Week! This week’s selection is: Africa or Bust! This week’s GoAbroad Blog of the Week, Africa or Bust!, comes from two lifelong conservationists who knew they couldn’t just travel and see the sights of Africa as passive tourists, but needed…

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Seeing the World Through New Eyes with Kaya Responsible Travel

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Wednesday, 7 December 2011 - 0 Comments

Kaya Responsible Travel, Volunteer with Lions

Today, GoAbroad features an interview with Heilwig Jones of Kaya Responsible Travel. Kaya is a United Kingdom based volunteer program providing short and long term volunteer opportunities focused on culturally and environmentally sustainable projects. Heilwig Jones is the Founder and Executive Director. ‘Kaya’ is the name of a Bob Marley album, why are…

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Blog of the Week: Viventura Blog

Blog of the Week - Friday, 2 December 2011 - 1 Comment

viventura Blog screenshot

It’s Friday — and time for GoAbroad’s Blog of the Week! This week’s selection is: Viventura Blog Today’s blog comes from the Viventura organization and is written by intern participants who spend six months in every one of the nine countries where Viventura has an office. The organization is passionate…

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Together We Can Make a Difference: International Tolerance Day

Feature - Wednesday, 16 November 2011 - 0 Comments

International Tolerance Day, November 16, International Education Week

As International Education Week continues to be celebrated this week, today also marks the 16th anniversary of International Tolerance Day. Have you ever thought about you can contribute to fighting intolerance? It may easier than you think! By simply asking yourself  “am I a tolerant person?” you are raising your individual awareness…

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